Persimmon Reviews

Updated 17 Jun 2021

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3.5
71%
Recommend to a Friend
74%
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John White
59 Ratings
Pros
  • "Challenging but rewarding, a good working environment(in 12 reviews)

  • "Its a great company to work for(in 7 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Travel isn’t paid when you have to go to head office or meetings(in 4 reviews)

  • "Expected to work long hours so Directors get their large bonuses(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Fantastic company to work for overall

      8 Apr 2021 - Sales in Norwich, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great support network within the company

      Cons

      Time taken getting to the office in peak traffic times

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Evolving company

      2 Jun 2021 - Project Manager in Cardiff, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Changing culture, great to be at the start of the quality drive.

      Cons

      Previous culture still instilled in many staff members.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great place to learn and grow as long as you want to work hard.

      30 Apr 2021 - Engineering Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Most profitable builder - like playing for a big club instead of 3rd division team and the team look after each other rather than applying throat backstabbing tactics.

      Cons

      If you you come for an easy ride you will get transferred... as the rest of the team wont want to work with you.

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      Persimmon Response

      President

      Hello! We think you may have posted on this page by mistake. This page belongs to The Persimmon Group in Tulsa, OK, USA. We don't do any engineering work. There are two other "Persimmon Group" companies--one based in the UK and the other in Texas. Could you be referring to one of these?

    4. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Poor treatment of staff

      17 Jun 2021 - Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great colleagues doing a good job under poor management

      Cons

      No direction, under paid, bullying

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    5. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      fast paced

      10 Jun 2021 - Assistant Site Manager in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      job security, so busy they need to keep you

      Cons

      very poor work life balance

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Persimmon

      18 May 2021 - Sales Executive 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work for

      Cons

      Poor salary and capped commission structure

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Let go in lockdown

      7 Jun 2021 - New Home Sales Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great colleagues and team support

      Cons

      Quick to let me go as soon as lockdown started

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Jobs

      5 May 2021 - Ground Worker in Bridgend, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learning new skills and working part of a team

      Cons

      Working in the rain and the cold

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good work and surport

      17 Apr 2021 - Manager in Gloucester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Allways busy strong company lots of suport if required

      Cons

      If your prepared to do your job as it should be done i dont believe there are any cons

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      22 Feb 2021 - Administrative Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Surrounded by great individuals creating a good team

      Cons

      None they are great to work for

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